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Exploration and Expansion (1783-1860)

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Ages: 9 - 18
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Ellis Island in Pictures
From history.com, produced by Stephen Wilkes,
Experience Ellis Island from the viewfinder of photographer Stephen Wilkes, who spent years photo documenting the historic site.  (3:00)
March 11, 2014 at 01:14 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Treaty of Tripoli and the Barbary Pirates Part II
From blogtalkradio.com, produced by The New Heights Show on Education Host Kathy Woodring Co-Host
Podcast with reference to wikipedia, and other sources. "... Article XI has been a point of contention in popular culture disputes on the doctrine of separation of church and state as it applies to the founding principles of the United States. Some... [more]
October 8, 2014 at 05:00 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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The Compromise of 1850 (according to the Traveling Salesman)
From YouTube, produced by Matt Beat
This is the best video about the Compromise of 1850 ever made. It was also the first educational video Mr. Beat ever made. (05:16)
September 11, 2017 at 04:17 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Gibbons vs. Ogden
From YouTube, produced by Matt Beat
In episode 16 of Supreme Court Briefs, two dudes fight over whether or not one can operate his steamboat in New York. In the end, the federal government just gets more power. (03:56) Produced by Matt Beat. Music by Matt Beat (Electric Needle Room).... [more]
September 11, 2017 at 04:13 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Continuity / Change in American Society, 1754-1800 | AP US History | Khan Academy
From YouTube, produced by Khan Academy
How revolutionary was the American Revolution? In this video, Kim models the historical thinking skill of continuity and change by comparing society before after the Revolutionary War. (09:10)
October 28, 2019 at 07:19 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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The US Constitution | Period 3: 1754-1800 | AP US History | Khan Academy
From YouTube, produced by Khan Academy
The U.S. Constitution established three branches of government: legislative, executive, and judicial. In this video, Kim discusses how the Framers employed the concepts of separation of powers and checks and balances to limit the power of government.... [more]
October 28, 2019 at 07:22 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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John Adams Presidency and the Alien and Sedition Acts
From YouTube
This video discusses John Adams and the passage of the Alien and Sedition Acts as well as the Kentucky & Virginia Resolutions and packing the courts. The five-minute video does an excellent job of explaining these acts and adds insights into John Ada... [more]
April 19, 2011 at 01:28 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Lewis and Clark
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In 1804, Jefferson sends a team to explore lands acquired in the Louisiana Purchase. The Corps of Discovery will travel nearly 8,000 miles over three years, reaching the Pacific Ocean and clearing the path for westward expansion. Students would benef... [more]
October 30, 2010 at 11:15 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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The Alamo: Preserving History with Dorothy Black
From YouTube, produced by Texas Highways
A fascinating look INSIDE the Alamo. Also, can you spot singer Phil Collins in the video? Like people the world over, he is among those enthralled. (09:59)
November 28, 2010 at 02:51 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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The Monroe Doctrine
From YouTube
A brief description of the origins and purposes of the Monroe Doctrine from the perspective of a Latin American History student. (Amateur video with slides, narration, and background music.)
May 14, 2010 at 10:12 AM
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